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April 2012

Can Ethiopians Afford to Ignore TPLF Inc.’s atrocities?

By Aklog Birara, PhD “The people occupying the plateau of the Blue Nile are conscious of a glorious past and proudly call themselves Ethiopians.” – Elise Reclus, Philosopher Ethiopian ethnic-based political elites, most prominently, the champion of ethnic politics and business, TPLF Inc., were always bent on shredding to pieces our commonalities, shared history and

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Stolen Childhoods: Child Prostitution And Trafficking In Ethiopia

by Graham Peebles Prostitution, perhaps the most distressing form of child abuse, is an epidemic throughout Ethiopia. The innocence of a childhood shattered, causing a deep feeling of shame, poisoning the sense of self and excluding the child from education, friends and the broader society. A society, which stands idly by whilst children suffer, speaking

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Can we be indifferent to TPLF destruction of Ethiopia?

By Aklog Birara (Ph.D.) Ethiopian ethnic-based political elites, most prominently, the champion of ethnic politics and business, TPLF Inc., were always bent on shredding to pieces our commonalities, shared history and common identity as Ethiopians of all shades, colors, languages and faiths, from their inception. They embraced the Apartheid like formula of separation and legalized

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Grab the Land – By Josh Tetrick

By Josh Tetrick It’s a global trend, and not a good one. It’s called land grabbing, and it’s happening on a massive scale — especially in Africa. For millions of indigenous villagers and pastoralists it means forced relocation, loss of livelihoods, and a death blow to their ancient cultures. Ethiopia is a sad example of

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Lebanon urged to investigate death of worker abused on tape

http://youtu.be/HBf_-QKp6pw Source Los angeles Times Lebanon is being urged by human rights groups to investigate the death of an Ethiopian domestic worker who killed herself after she was videotaped being publicly abused in Beirut, spurring outrage over her mistreatment. The eyewitness video above was aired by the Lebanese Broadcasting Corp. and quickly spread through social

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